‘It just guts a small community’: Forestry job cuts take a personal toll

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It’s been a tough week for small forestry communities in B.C.On Wednesday, Canfor said it would be shutting down its sawmill and pellet plant in Chetwynd, leaving 157 people without jobs in the community, about 300 kilometres northeast of Prince George.The company also announced an extended closure of its mill in Houston, B.C., to re-focus operations on manufacturing, impacting a further…

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